My boyfriend broke up with me right before I had to leave
for camp. I still haven’t let go—I want to work on our relationship. The thing
is, he never talked to me much when we were together. Even during school, we
never saw each other very often. How can I be the girl of his dreams?
I’m sorry you’re feeling down. But instead of holding onto
the threads of this worn-down romance, get out a pretend pair of scissors
and—snip!—set yourself free. Really, why try to be the girl of his dreams when
you can have dreams of your own? Look toward the future instead of the past, and
have fun talking to new friends at summer camp rather than fretting about a guy
who wasn’t even all that communicative in the first place. Stay busy, laugh a
lot, and don’t let memories of this ex hold you back from having a great
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BY CAROL WESTON ON 6/13/2012 1:00:00 PM
POSTED IN summer, guys, dating advice, GL's best guy advice, boyfriend Q & A, dealing with a breakup, ex boyfriend Q & A, advice, advice from Carol Weston